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QAIC 7 now formally underway

QAIC 7 is now formally underway with it’s first weekend of lectures being undertaken at MoD Boscombe Down. The twenty cadets who have been selected have undertaken a weekend crammed with Flight & Air Traffic Simulation, Instructional Techniques, Aerodynamics, Pilot studies and Leadership & Teamwork studies. The cadets are like [Continue]

QAIC 7 underway at MoD Boscombe Down

QAIC 7 underway at MoD Boscombe Down

  This weekend saw the beginning of QAIC 7 at MoD Boscombe Down, Wiltshire. There were 31 cadets chosen for selection from across the South West Region, London & South East Region (LASER) and the two southern Welsh Wings. The weekend proved to be hard work for the students and the staff. Weekend 1 begins in two [Continue]

Media “On-Air” at Bournemouth Air Festival

Media “On-Air” at Bournemouth Air Festival

  Air Cadets from 130 Bournemouth Squadron were “live on air” no less than five times at the Bournemouth Air Festival last weekend, amassing something like 30 minutes promoting the Air Cadet Organisation to upwards of 400,000 visitors on the beach and cliff tops on both Saturday and Sunday, and to countless numbers stuck in [Continue]

Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Turner visits Air Cadet Display at Bournemouth Air Festival

Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Turner visits Air Cadet Display at Bournemouth Air Festival

A contribution by Flight Lieutenant Roger Staring, Media Communications Officer, Dorset Wiltshire Wing, from the first day of the Air Festival ………… Air Vice-Marshal Turner, Air Officer Commanding 22 (Training) Group, was a welcome visitor to the Air Cadet display at Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 – the biggest free [Continue]

Farewell to Long-serving Air Cadet Chaplain

Farewell to Long-serving Air Cadet Chaplain

from a press release by Flight Lieutenant Roger Starling, MCO, Dorset Wiltshire Wing. Reverend Paul MacCarty has retired after serving for 37 years as Chaplain of 130 (Bournemouth) Squadron. Paul, age 79, whose interest in aviation started when he was five years old, says: “I have always been a great supporter of the Air Cadet Organisation [Continue]

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  • Cadets and Staff from 13 City of Exeter Sqn travelled
  • The day continues with banner drill from Dorset  Wilts
  • The day begins with Thames Vally first up for inspection
  • Last weekend saw cadets compete in the Regional First Aid
  • RAF Museum Hendon with hantsiowwingrafac at summer camp at rafhaltonofficial
  • Congratulations to 7OS Jersey Squadron for winning the Morris Trophy
  • Cadets from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wing took part
  • SW Region with their haul of trophies from Copes Athletics
  • Some photos of our Bag Pack in various Morrisons accross